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#29547 of 32330 My guess is 45..
by kyfdx HOST
Jan 24, 2013 (4:38 pm)
Hopefully, I won't add one to it, this year, but that's not how the smart money bets...
#29548 of 32330 Re: 'Lectric [steve_]
Jan 24, 2013 (7:20 pm)
Not me. Not this year Steve. My '01 Prelude Type SH is staying put. My wife's 2011 Pilot EXL w/ NAV is a 10 year vehicle (hopefully), & my BMW lease isn't up until September 2014. I do not ANTICIPATE a punch for us this year. But thanks for your kind words of encouragement.
Jan 24, 2013 (8:50 pm)
We had a total of 4 in 2012....
2007 Toyota RAV4
2012 Toyota Prius
2008 Honda Odyssey
2013 Accord (already included)
#29551 of 32330 Re: interesting listings [stickguy]
Jan 24, 2013 (9:38 pm)
Those X-Types are interesting. Just as a point of reference, my Uncle who lives in Southern, NH had 2 of them. The first was a 2.5 & then when the lease was up, he got a 3.0. He LOVED both cars. The 2.5 was Honda reliable. No trips to the shop other than scheduled maintenance. The 3.0 was basically problem free. Except for one day in a nasty, New England snow storm, when the transfer case just s%$t the bed out of nowhere while he was driving on I-93.
#29552 of 32330 Re: interesting listings [nyccarguy]
Jan 24, 2013 (10:21 pm)
The X-Types are very interesting. I owned two of them - a 2003 2.5 and a 2006 3.0 model. They're reasonably quick, great in snow/rain, and handle very well. The 2.5 Model was my favorite of the two - the engine was smooth like a gas turbine, and, pulled strongly all the way to redline. The 3.0 model had more low end grunt, but, the drivetrain wasn't as smooth and quiet as the 2.5 model's. While I owned them, both had to visit the dealer a few times to get gremlins sorted out, but, neither ever stranded me anywhere. They were both great long trip cars.
#29553 of 32330 Re: 'Lectric [michaell]
Jan 25, 2013 (3:46 am)
I'll slot in after stickguy in '12:
08/31/12 stickguy 2013 Acura RDX AWD
09/14/12 steine13 1995 Toyota Camry 123k
I also move used-car buyers add the mileage to their sled...
And put me down for an Outback in '13.
I'm sitting on $3k in "Subaru bucks" that need spending... Plus, the girls just managed to buy a leaky milk container and spilled a half a glass of 2% milk on the passenger seat of the '07 Vibe... I think they're trying to tell me something...
#29554 of 32330 Re: 2012 punches [anonymousposts]
Jan 25, 2013 (7:31 am)
anon - do you have the approximate purchase dates for the first three? I'd like to keep the list in chronological order....
Also, I don't see a 2013 guess from you.
steine - if folks provide me with the mileage of their used car purchases I'll be happy to include them on the line item.
#29555 of 32330 Re: interesting listings [stickguy]
Jan 25, 2013 (8:00 am)
The first 928 is cool, with that op-art "Pasha" interior. Too bad maintenance on those is insane.
#29556 of 32330 Re: interesting listings [stickguy]
Jan 25, 2013 (9:08 am)
The "Espaider" looks to have an ill-fitting replacement top, probably not OEM. Check out the finish on the driver's side, compare to the passenger side.
I put a top on my NA Miata myself and I did a better job than that. First time I had used a rivet gun, too.
Wonder where else they cut corners?